Looking for things to do, see and eat in the Tampa Bay area? We have you covered. The following guides can help you navigate the region’s hottest restaurants, annual events, biggest attractions, best ways to shop local and so much more.

People visit Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World on April 18, 2022.  It took some time, but Florida’s 10 major theme parks are moving out of their post-pandemic blues and once again offering new rides and attractions to see this summer.
Here’s what you can find that wasn’t there the last time you visited Disney, Universal or Busch Gardens.
  1. Apple Snyder prepares a drink at King State Coffee in Tampa in June 2020.
  2. Bianco di Ampeleia, 2017, from Tuscany in Italy, is pure into a glass at Cru Cellars on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 in Tampa.
  3. Halloween is just around the corner as evidenced by this array of carved pumpkins displayed in the front yard of a Tampa area home .
  4. Canadian Maurice Harquail of Ottawa gets a couple of pecks on his cheeks from friends Heidi Watson, left, and Kerry Kinsalla, both of Port Richey, while attending Flanagan's Irish Pub's 2015 St. Patrick's Day Street Festival on Tuesday in downtown Dunedin. The annual party is celebrated with live music, bagpipers, Irish step dancers, traditional Irish food and beer.
  5. People walk, dine and shop near the Water Street neighborhood in Tampa on Thursday, June 29, 2023.
  6. A chicken crosses 7th Avenue in Ybor City on Friday, May 19, 2023.
  7. Morgan Zuch mixes up a cocktail at Mandarin Heights in Tampa.
  8. A standup paddle board yoga class moves into the Reverse Warrior pose while balancing on their boards as the towards the end of an evening on the water on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 in Gulfport.
  9. The movie theater on Main Street in Lakewood Ranch.
  10. Budae Jjigae - Kimchi soup with vegetables, pork, spam and ramen, with Korean side dishes at Dooriban, 600 66th St N. in St. Petersburg.
  11. Norma Bauerschmidt visited the Sponge Docks at Tarpon Springs in December 2015 as part of her travels around the county. [Driving Miss Norma | Facebook]
  12. Check out the funky public art at WhimzeyLand, also known as the "bowling ball house," in Safety Harbor.
  13. Visitors to the Don CeSar hotel, at 3400 Gulf Blvd, enjoy the water at St Pete Beach.
  14. A yellow Pirate Water Taxi boat floats down the river near the Tampa Riverwalk in Tampa in 2018.
  15. The splash pad at Curtis Hixon Park is one of the many ways to get some relief from this week's heat wave.
  16. The Golden Aster Scrub Nature Preserve in Gibsonton features a 2.6-mile unpaved trail.
  17. An entrance to Midtown Tampa development in 2022.
  18. Hot yoga instructor Alexis Holland, left, poses in Warrior I alongside yogis at The Body Electric Yoga Company in St. Petersburg in 2019.
  19. Topgolf, 200 Carillon Parkway in St. Petersburg, is Pinellas County's first Topgolf location.
  20. El Agave Bar in St. Pete Beach offers a robust selection of tequila and mezcal.
  21. Hikers, from left, Aaron Freedman, Darry Jackson and Terry Tomalin hike the Florida Trail through Hillsborough River State Park in Thonotosassa in 2007.
  22. Pinellas County Extension Agent for Florida Sea Grant, Libby Carnahan, leads a group of people on a hike to discuss climate-change science and its effects on coastal communities in Florida at St. Petersburg's Weedon Island Preserve in 2020.
  23. You can buy a day pass to swim in the Don CeSar pool.
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